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CNP Centerpoint Energy dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Centerpoint Energy's last quarterly dividend payment of $0.18 per share was made to shareholders on record before Aug 17, 2022. The dividend payment stands at $0.69 per share annually, which equates to a dividend yield of 2.45%. The latest CNP stock dividend of $0.18 is an increase from the previous $0.17 distribution, representing a growth of 6%.

Key dates

  • CNP last dividend date: Aug 17, 2022
  • CNP next dividend date: Nov 16, 2022
CNP dividend stats
DPS
$0.69
Dividend yield
2.45%
Payout ratio
27.8%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.36%
Payout ratio
63.5%

Dividend yield

What is Centerpoint Energy current dividend yield

Centerpoint Energy's dividend yield of 2.45% is lower than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Utilities sector average of 3.36%, Centerpoint Energy's dividend yield is 27% lower. The current dividend yield is less than the historical average of 3.6% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is CNP dividend payout history and dates

Centerpoint Energy has been paying dividends for the last 28 years. According to our records CNP has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 10% since one year ago. However with the stock price up by 13% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 3.2%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 17, 2022 Sep 8, 2022 Jul 21, 2022 $0.18 normal
May 18, 2022 Jun 9, 2022 Apr 22, 2022 $0.17 normal
Feb 16, 2022 Mar 10, 2022 Dec 9, 2021 $0.17 normal
Nov 17, 2021 Dec 9, 2021 Sep 30, 2021 $0.17 normal
Aug 18, 2021 Sep 9, 2021 Jul 21, 2021 $0.16 normal
May 19, 2021 Jun 10, 2021 Apr 23, 2021 $0.16 normal
Feb 17, 2021 Mar 11, 2021 Dec 10, 2020 $0.16 normal
Nov 18, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 Oct 29, 2020 $0.15 normal
Aug 19, 2020 Sep 10, 2020 Jul 29, 2020 $0.15 normal
May 20, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 Apr 24, 2020 $0.15 normal
Feb 19, 2020 Mar 12, 2020 Feb 3, 2020 $0.29 normal
Nov 20, 2019 Dec 12, 2019 Oct 17, 2019 $0.288 normal
Aug 14, 2019 Sep 12, 2019 Jul 31, 2019 $0.288 normal
May 15, 2019 Jun 13, 2019 Apr 25, 2019 $0.288 normal
Feb 20, 2019 Mar 14, 2019 Dec 12, 2018 $0.288 normal
Nov 14, 2018 Dec 13, 2018 Oct 23, 2018 $0.278 normal
Aug 15, 2018 Sep 13, 2018 Jul 26, 2018 $0.278 normal
May 16, 2018 Jun 14, 2018 May 3, 2018 $0.278 normal
Feb 14, 2018 Mar 8, 2018 Dec 13, 2017 $0.278 normal
Nov 15, 2017 Dec 8, 2017 Oct 26, 2017 $0.268 normal
Aug 14, 2017 Sep 8, 2017 Jul 27, 2017 $0.268 normal
May 12, 2017 Jun 9, 2017 Apr 27, 2017 $0.268 normal
Feb 14, 2017 Mar 10, 2017 Jan 5, 2017 $0.268 normal
Nov 14, 2016 Dec 9, 2016 Oct 27, 2016 $0.258 normal
Aug 12, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 $0.258 normal
May 12, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 $0.258 normal
Feb 11, 2016 Mar 10, 2016 Jan 20, 2016 $0.258 normal
Nov 10, 2015 Dec 10, 2015 Oct 21, 2015 $0.248 normal
Aug 12, 2015 Sep 10, 2015 Jul 24, 2015 $0.248 normal

Centerpoint Energy dividend payout ratio

What is Centerpoint Energy dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Centerpoint Energy's payout ratio of 27.8% is below the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Utilities sector average of 63.5%, Centerpoint Energy's payout ratio is 56% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

CNP dividend vs peer dividends

How does CNP dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
OKE Oneok Inc 7.3% $3.74 105.9%
OGE Oge Energy Corp 4.5% $1.64 35.5%
D Dominion Energy Inc 3.81% $2.63 98.3%
OGS ONE Gas Inc 3.47% $2.44 62.2%
MDU Mdu Resources Group Inc 3.19% $0.87 53.8%
SRE Sempra Energy 3.02% $4.54 125.6%
ATO Atmos Energy Corp 2.67% $2.72 49.6%
CNP Centerpoint Energy Inc 2.45% $0.69 27.8%

Frequently asked questions

Does Centerpoint Energy pay a dividend?

Yes, Centerpoint Energy has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. CNP has been paying dividends since 1994.

When is Centerpoint Energy's next dividend?

Currently CNP's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in November 2022.

When was CNP's last dividend?

Centerpoint Energy's last dividend ex-date was on Aug 17, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.18 per share.

How much dividend does Centerpoint Energy pay (per share)?

On an annual basis CNP pays $0.69 per share.

What is Centerpoint Energy's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Centerpoint Energy is 2.45%.

How often does Centerpoint Energy pay dividends?

Centerpoint Energy pays four dividends per year.

What is Centerpoint Energy's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Centerpoint Energy is 27.8%.

Does Centerpoint Energy pay a good dividend?

Centerpoint Energy's dividend yield is less than the Utilities sector average.